Don’t revert to BBEEE fronting to get tenders

Companies should not be compelled to adopt B-BEEE fronting to secure tenders as there are legitimate avenues to achieving the same result. This is according to Arnoux Maré, CEO of Innovative Solutions Group, who says hundreds of tenders are awarded by government...

Veeam acquires N2WS, adds AWS backup

Veeam Software has acquired N2WS, a provider of cloud-native Enterprise backup and disaster recovery for Amazon Web Services (AWS), in an all-cash deal worth $42,5-million. N2WS is a leader in IaaS data protection, providing a cloud-native backup solution specifically...

BCX CEO appointed to iamtheCODE board

Ian Russell, CEO of BCX, has been appointed to the Board of iamtheCODE. iamtheCODE is an Africa-led global movement designed to mobilise governments, businesses and investors to support young women in STEAMD (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, and...

R33m boost for SA job creation, innovation

The Craft + Design Institute (CDI) has launched R33-million in funding to boost SME growth, job creation and innovation. The CDI has raised the money to establish three funds — a growth fund, an innovation fund and a loan book — to be managed by its...

Decision Inc merges with Resolve Immix

Decision Inc has merged with South African-based software solutions provider Resolve Immix. The merger will integrate Immix’s ERpPand CRM experience alongside Decision Inc’s information management and advisory services to provide clients with a true...

Get up to speed on labour law changes

On 17 November 2017 the Department of Labour published the National Minimum Wage Bill that is set to introduce a minimum wage of R 20 for each ordinary hour worked from May 2018. Businesses need to familiarise themselves with the National Minimum Wage Bill and the...